In an interview with
--Limit the federal environmental review process to three years for federally funded energy, infrastructure and other vital construction projects. If the review isn't done after three years, a permit is granted. Provisions of this became part of the federal transportation funding law passed last December.
--Allow federal prison guards to carry pepper spray to protect themselves from inmates.
--Allow commercial vehicles used by local businesses to keep using
--Clarify when federal drug agents may restrict the ability of doctors and pharmacists to provide prescription drugs. The
Now in his sixth year in office,
"We're trying to plug the holes in the dam that Obamacare has created," he said.
He expressed frustration over
"I am screaming at my leadership just as much as I am screaming at the
"I'm not looking the other way," he said. "I don't agree with some of the things he says. But that doesn't mean that I don't think he's going to be better for this country than four more years of Obama or with
He also touted his office's constituent service and his push for funding for a highway bypass in
In the next
"I'm trying to come up with a cost on this. (House Republican Leader)
House members serve two-year terms at salaries of
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